‘Climate change should be taken with utmost seriousness’
In pursuit of its legislative agenda, the Senate Committee on Ecology and Climate Change has sought for stakeholders’ support in global fight against climate change.
UNDP launches N822m new GEF project funding
Riding on the crest of a steady growth in the profile of Global Environmental Facility (GEF) funded projects in the country, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has unveiled plans for a fresh project in Nigeria, worth over N822 million.
Experts want EIA report as loan requirement
As part of inputs to the on-going review of outdated 1992 Environmental Impact Assessment Act (EIA), environmentalists have solicited the inclusion of EIA reports as pre-condition for project loans.
Groups, experts laud Marrakech’s COP22 global consensus
After the proclamation by COP 22 delegates, civil society groups and experts say, the statement reaffirmed that it is in the national interest of every country to accelerate ...
Nigeria, 41 others to conserve 30 million hectares of bamboo
Following the fact that bamboo is a sustainable replacement for higher carbon emissions materials and serves as an excellent carbon sink, Nigeria and 41 other countries ...
SWRC begins pilot scheme on waste recycling in Lagos schools
A Lagos-based group, Sustainable Waste Recycling Community of Nigeria (SWRC Nigeria) has commenced an innovative programme aimed at transfering sustainable ...
Conservationists discover chimpanzees in South West
A survey by conservationists has led to the discovery of chimpanzees in the Omo-Shasha-Oluwa (OSO) Forest, traversing Ogun, Osun and Ondo States.
COP 22: Nigeria to champion Lake Chad basin revival
Nigeria has announced plans to pursue the reviving Lake Chad Project in collaboration with African Union Commission at the on-going United Nations climate change conference.